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What are the tip-offs that you might have herniated nucleus pulposus?

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Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Radicular leg pain

Most often, hnp or herniated/ruptured disc, causes irritation of one of the nerves that go into an extremity (arm or leg).
Your discs are just like jelly-donuts. When you rip the outside of your donut and the jelly leaks out, that's a herniated disc. That jelly is the most irritating substance in the human body, and it will chemically inflame many structures in the spine. Injections work well.

In brief: Radicular leg pain

Most often, hnp or herniated/ruptured disc, causes irritation of one of the nerves that go into an extremity (arm or leg).
Your discs are just like jelly-donuts. When you rip the outside of your donut and the jelly leaks out, that's a herniated disc. That jelly is the most irritating substance in the human body, and it will chemically inflame many structures in the spine. Injections work well.
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
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Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Back or neck pain

Back or neck pain with associated leg or arm pain respectively.
Pain may be associated with numbness or tingling. Changing positions of the back or neck may increase or decrease the pain in the extremity.

In brief: Back or neck pain

Back or neck pain with associated leg or arm pain respectively.
Pain may be associated with numbness or tingling. Changing positions of the back or neck may increase or decrease the pain in the extremity.
Dr. Steven Beer
Dr. Steven Beer
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Leg pain

Severe leg pain or severe srm pain.

In brief: Leg pain

Severe leg pain or severe srm pain.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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